In the Matter of Certain Stringed Musical Instruments and Components Thereof (II); Notice of Investigation, 16838-16839 [2010-7441]

Download as PDF 16838 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 63 / Friday, April 2, 2010 / Notices terminal on 202–205–1810. Persons with mobility impairments who will need special assistance in gaining access to the Commission should contact the Office of the Secretary at 202–205–2000. General information concerning the Commission may also be obtained by accessing its Internet server at http:// www.usitc.gov. The public record for this investigation may be viewed on the Commission’s electronic docket (EDIS) at http://edis.usitc.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Benjamin Levi, Esq., Office of Unfair Import Investigations, U.S. International Trade Commission, telephone (202) 205–2781. mstockstill on DSKH9S0YB1PROD with NOTICES Authority: The authority for institution of this investigation is contained in section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, and in section 210.10 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure, 19 CFR 210.10 (2009). Scope of Investigation: Having considered the complaint, the U.S. International Trade Commission, on March 25, 2010, ordered that— (1) Pursuant to subsection (b) of section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, an investigation be instituted to determine whether there is a violation of subsection (a)(1)(B) of section 337 in the importation into the United States, the sale for importation, or the sale within the United States after importation of certain integrated circuits, chipsets, or products containing same including televisions, media players, or cameras that infringe one or more of claims 1, 8–10, 22, and 26 of U.S. Patent No. 5,467,455; claims 1 and 10 of U.S. Patent No. 5,715,014; and claims 1, 6, 11, and 13–16 of U.S. Patent No. 7,199,306, and whether an industry in the United States exists as required by subsection (a)(2) of section 337; (2) For the purpose of the investigation so instituted, the following are hereby named as parties upon which this notice of investigation shall be served: (a) The complainant is: Freescale Semiconductor, Inc., 6501 William Cannon Dr., West, Austin, TX 78735. (b) The respondents are the following entities alleged to be in violation of section 337, and are the parties upon which the complaint is to be served: Panasonic Corporation, 1006 Oaza Kadoma, Kadoma, Osaka 571–8501, Japan; Panasonic Semiconductor Discrete Devices Co., Ltd., 8–1, Minamihirocho, Umezu, Ukyo-Ku, 615–0901 Kyoto, Kyoto, Japan; VerDate Nov<24>2008 16:40 Apr 01, 2010 Jkt 220001 Panasonic Corporation of North America, 1 Panasonic Way, Secaucus, New Jersey 07094; Funai Electric Co., Ltd., 7–7–1 Nakagaito, Daito, Osaka 574–0013, Japan; Funai Corporation, Inc., 201 Route 17, Ste. 903, Rutherford, New Jersey 07070; JVC Kenwood Holding, Inc., 3–12, Moriyacho, Kanagawa-ku, Yokohamashi, Kanagawa 221–8528, Japan; Victor Company of Japan Limited, 12, Moriya-cho, 3-chome, Kanagawa-ku, Yokohama, 221–8528, Japan; JVC Americas Corp., 1700 Valley Rd. Ste. 1, Wayne, New Jersey 07470; Best Buy Co., Inc., 7601 Penn Ave. S., Richfield, Minnesota 55423; B & H Foto & Electronics Corp., 420 9th Ave., New York, New York 10001; Huppin’s Hi-Fi Photo & Video, Inc., 421 W. Main Ave., Spokane, Washington 99201; Buy.com Inc., 85 Enterprise, Aliso Viejo, California 92656; Liberty Media Corporation, 12300 Liberty Blvd., Englewood, Colorado 80112; QVC, Inc., 1200 Wilson Dr., West Chester, Pennsylvania 19380; Crutchfield Corporation, 1 Crutchfield Pk., Charlottesville, Virginia 22911; Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., 708 SW 8th St., Bentonville, Arkansas 72716; Computer Nerds International, Inc., 2680 NE 188th St., Miami, Florida 33180. (c) The Commission investigative attorney, party to this investigation, is Benjamin Levi, Esq., Office of Unfair Import Investigations, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street, SW., Suite 401, Washington, DC 20436; and (3) For the investigation so instituted, Paul J. Luckern, Chief Administrative Law Judge, U.S. International Trade Commission, shall designate the presiding administrative law judge. Responses to the complaint and the notice of investigation must be submitted by the named respondents in accordance with section 210.13 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure, 19 CFR 210.13. Pursuant to 19 CFR 201.16(d)–(e) and 210.13(a), such responses will be considered by the Commission if received not later than 20 days after the date of service by the Commission of the complaint and the notice of investigation. Extensions of time for submitting responses to the complaint and the notice of investigation will not be granted unless good cause therefor is shown. Failure of a respondent to file a timely response to each allegation in the complaint and in this notice may be PO 00000 Frm 00120 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 deemed to constitute a waiver of the right to appear and contest the allegations of the complaint and this notice, and to authorize the administrative law judge and the Commission, without further notice to the respondent, to find the facts to be as alleged in the complaint and this notice and to enter an initial determination and a final determination containing such findings, and may result in the issuance of an exclusion order or a cease and desist order or both directed against the respondent. By order of the Commission. Issued: March 29, 2010. Marilyn R. Abbott, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. 2010–7442 Filed 4–1–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Inv. No. 337–TA–708] In the Matter of Certain Stringed Musical Instruments and Components Thereof (II); Notice of Investigation AGENCY: U.S. International Trade Commission. ACTION: Institution of investigation pursuant to 19 U.S.C. 1337. SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that a complaint was filed with the U.S. International Trade Commission on February 26, 2010, under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, 19 U.S.C. 1337, on behalf of Geoffrey Lee McCabe of Hollywood, California. A letter supplementing the complaint was filed on March 18, 2010. The complaint, as supplemented, alleges violations of section 337 in the importation into the United States, the sale for importation, and the sale within the United States after importation of certain stringed musical instruments and components thereof by reason of infringement of certain claims of U.S. Patent Nos. 5,965,831, 5,986,191, 6,175,066, 6,891,094, and 7,470,841. The complaint, as supplemented, further alleges that an industry in the United States exists as required by subsection (a)(2) of section 337. The complainant requests that the Commission institute an investigation and, after the investigation, issue a permanent exclusion order and permanent cease and desist orders. ADDRESSES: The complaint and supplement, except for any confidential information contained therein, are available for inspection during official business hours (8:45 a.m. to 5:15 p.m.) E:\FR\FM\02APN1.SGM 02APN1 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 63 / Friday, April 2, 2010 / Notices in the Office of the Secretary, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street, SW., Room 112, Washington, DC 20436, telephone 202–205–2000. Hearing-impaired individuals are advised that information on this matter can be obtained by contacting the Commission’s TDD terminal on 202– 205–1810. Persons with mobility impairments who will need special assistance in gaining access to the Commission should contact the Office of the Secretary at 202–205–2000. General information concerning the Commission may also be obtained by accessing its Internet server at http:// www.usitc.gov. The public record for this investigation may be viewed on the Commission’s electronic docket (EDIS) at http://www.usitc.gov/secretary/ edis.htm. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jeffrey T. Hsu, Esq., Office of Unfair Import Investigations, U.S. International Trade Commission, telephone (202) 205–2579. mstockstill on DSKH9S0YB1PROD with NOTICES Authority: The authority for institution of this investigation is contained in section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, and in section 210.10 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure, 19 CFR 210.10 (2009). Scope of Investigation: Having considered the amended complaint, the U.S. International Trade Commission, on March 25, 2010, ordered that— (1) Pursuant to subsection (b) of section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, an investigation be instituted to determine whether there is a violation of subsection (a)(1)(B) of section 337 in the importation into the United States, the sale for importation, or the sale within the United States after importation of certain stringed musical instruments or components thereof by reason of infringement of one or more of claims 1–3, 5, and 6 of U.S. Patent No. 5,965,831; claims 1–3, 6, and 14 of U.S. Patent No. 5,986,191; claims 1–5, 8, 9, and 11 of U.S. Patent No. 6,175,066; claims 1, 14–18, 20–22, and 24 of U.S. Patent No. 6,891,094; and claims 6, 8– 11, 27, 29, and 31 of U.S. Patent No. 7,470,841; and whether an industry in the United States exists or is in the process of being established as required by subsection (a)(2) of section 337; (2) For the purpose of the investigation so instituted, the following are hereby named as parties upon which this notice of investigation shall be served: (a) The complainant is— Geoffrey Lee McCabe, 6104 Glen Oak, Hollywood, CA 90068. (b) The respondents are the following entities alleged to be in violation of VerDate Nov<24>2008 16:40 Apr 01, 2010 Jkt 220001 section 337, and are the parties upon which the complaint is to be served: Floyd Rose Guitars, 6855 176th Avenue, NE., Redmond, WA 98052. Floyd Rose Marketing, Inc., 3301 State Route 66, Neptune, NJ 07753–2705. Davitt & Hanser Music Co., d/b/a HHI, 2395 Arbor Tech Drive, Hebron, KY 41048. Ping Well Industrial Co., Ltd., 51, Sho Yi 5 Lane, Taichung, Taiwan. Ibanez, Inc. (Hoshino) US, 1726 Westchester Road, Bensalem, PA 19020. Ibanez, Inc. (Hoshino) Japan, Fuji Gakki Co., LTD, No. 22, 3-Chome, Shumokucho, Higashi-Ku, Nagoya, Japan 461– 8717. (c) The Commission investigative attorney, party to this investigation, is Jeffrey T. Hsu, Esq., Office of Unfair Import Investigations, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street, SW., Suite 401, Washington, DC 20436; and (3) For the investigation so instituted, Paul J. Luckern, Chief Administrative Law Judge, U.S. International Trade Commission, shall designate the presiding Administrative Law Judge. Responses to the complaint, as supplemented, and the notice of investigation must be submitted by the named respondents in accordance with section 210.13 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure, 19 CFR 210.13. Pursuant to 19 CFR 201.16 (d)–(e) and 210.13(a), such responses will be considered by the Commission if received not later than 20 days after the date of service by the Commission of the complaint and the notice of investigation. Extensions of time for submitting responses to the complaint and the notice of investigation will not be granted unless good cause therefor is shown. Failure of a respondent to file a timely response to each allegation in the complaint, as supplemented, and in this notice may be deemed to constitute a waiver of the right to appear and contest the allegations of the complaint and this notice, and to authorize the administrative law judge and the Commission, without further notice to the respondent, to find the facts to be as alleged in the complaint and this notice and to enter an initial determination and a final determination containing such findings, and may result in the issuance of a limited exclusion order or cease and desist order or both directed against a respondent. By order of the Commission. PO 00000 Frm 00121 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 16839 Issued: March 29, 2010. Marilyn R. Abbott, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. 2010–7441 Filed 4–1–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation No. 731–TA–44 (Third Review)] Sorbitol From France AGENCY: United States International Trade Commission. ACTION: Revised schedule for the subject review. DATES: Effective Date: Date of Commission approval. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dana Lofgren (202–708–4721), Office of Investigations, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW., Washington, DC 20436. Hearingimpaired persons can obtain information on this matter by contacting the Commission’s TDD terminal on 202– 205–1810. Persons with mobility impairments who will need special assistance in gaining access to the Commission should contact the Office of the Secretary at 202–205–2000. General information concerning the Commission may also be obtained by accessing its internet server (http:// www.usitc.gov). The public record for this review may be viewed on the Commission’s electronic docket (EDIS) at http://edis.usitc.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On December 10, 2009, the Commission established a schedule for the conduct of the review (74 FR 66992, December 17, 2009). Due to a scheduling conflict the Commission is issuing a revised schedule. The Commission’s new schedule for the review is as follows: Staff report.—The prehearing staff report in the review will be placed in the nonpublic record on April 21, 2010, and a public version will be issued thereafter, pursuant to section 207.64 of the Commission’s rules. Hearing.—The Commission will hold a hearing in connection with the review beginning at 9:30 a.m. on May 11, 2010, at the U.S. International Trade Commission Building. Requests to appear at the hearing should be filed in writing with the Secretary to the Commission on or before May 5, 2010. All parties and nonparties desiring to appear at the hearing and make oral presentations should attend a prehearing conference to be held at 9:30 a.m. on May 7, 2010, at the U.S. E:\FR\FM\02APN1.SGM 02APN1

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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

[Inv. No. 337-TA-708]


In the Matter of Certain Stringed Musical Instruments and 
Components Thereof (II); Notice of Investigation

AGENCY: U.S. International Trade Commission.

ACTION: Institution of investigation pursuant to 19 U.S.C. 1337.

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SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that a complaint was filed with the 
U.S. International Trade Commission on February 26, 2010, under section 
337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, 19 U.S.C. 1337, on behalf of 
Geoffrey Lee McCabe of Hollywood, California. A letter supplementing 
the complaint was filed on March 18, 2010. The complaint, as 
supplemented, alleges violations of section 337 in the importation into 
the United States, the sale for importation, and the sale within the 
United States after importation of certain stringed musical instruments 
and components thereof by reason of infringement of certain claims of 
U.S. Patent Nos. 5,965,831, 5,986,191, 6,175,066, 6,891,094, and 
7,470,841. The complaint, as supplemented, further alleges that an 
industry in the United States exists as required by subsection (a)(2) 
of section 337.
    The complainant requests that the Commission institute an 
investigation and, after the investigation, issue a permanent exclusion 
order and permanent cease and desist orders.

ADDRESSES: The complaint and supplement, except for any confidential 
information contained therein, are available for inspection during 
official business hours (8:45 a.m. to 5:15 p.m.)

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in the Office of the Secretary, U.S. International Trade Commission, 
500 E Street, SW., Room 112, Washington, DC 20436, telephone 202-205-
2000. Hearing-impaired individuals are advised that information on this 
matter can be obtained by contacting the Commission's TDD terminal on 
202-205-1810. Persons with mobility impairments who will need special 
assistance in gaining access to the Commission should contact the 
Office of the Secretary at 202-205-2000. General information concerning 
the Commission may also be obtained by accessing its Internet server at 
http://www.usitc.gov. The public record for this investigation may be 
viewed on the Commission's electronic docket (EDIS) at http://www.usitc.gov/secretary/edis.htm.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jeffrey T. Hsu, Esq., Office of Unfair 
Import Investigations, U.S. International Trade Commission, telephone 
(202) 205-2579.

    Authority:  The authority for institution of this investigation 
is contained in section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, 
and in section 210.10 of the Commission's Rules of Practice and 
Procedure, 19 CFR 210.10 (2009).
    Scope of Investigation: Having considered the amended complaint, 
the U.S. International Trade Commission, on March 25, 2010, ordered 
that--
    (1) Pursuant to subsection (b) of section 337 of the Tariff Act of 
1930, as amended, an investigation be instituted to determine whether 
there is a violation of subsection (a)(1)(B) of section 337 in the 
importation into the United States, the sale for importation, or the 
sale within the United States after importation of certain stringed 
musical instruments or components thereof by reason of infringement of 
one or more of claims 1-3, 5, and 6 of U.S. Patent No. 5,965,831; 
claims 1-3, 6, and 14 of U.S. Patent No. 5,986,191; claims 1-5, 8, 9, 
and 11 of U.S. Patent No. 6,175,066; claims 1, 14-18, 20-22, and 24 of 
U.S. Patent No. 6,891,094; and claims 6, 8-11, 27, 29, and 31 of U.S. 
Patent No. 7,470,841; and whether an industry in the United States 
exists or is in the process of being established as required by 
subsection (a)(2) of section 337;
    (2) For the purpose of the investigation so instituted, the 
following are hereby named as parties upon which this notice of 
investigation shall be served:
    (a) The complainant is--

Geoffrey Lee McCabe, 6104 Glen Oak, Hollywood, CA 90068.

    (b) The respondents are the following entities alleged to be in 
violation of section 337, and are the parties upon which the complaint 
is to be served:

Floyd Rose Guitars, 6855 176th Avenue, NE., Redmond, WA 98052.
Floyd Rose Marketing, Inc., 3301 State Route 66, Neptune, NJ 07753-
2705.
Davitt & Hanser Music Co., d/b/a HHI, 2395 Arbor Tech Drive, Hebron, KY 
41048.
Ping Well Industrial Co., Ltd., 51, Sho Yi 5 Lane, Taichung, Taiwan.
Ibanez, Inc. (Hoshino) US, 1726 Westchester Road, Bensalem, PA 19020.
Ibanez, Inc. (Hoshino) Japan, Fuji Gakki Co., LTD, No. 22, 3-Chome, 
Shumoku-cho, Higashi-Ku, Nagoya, Japan 461-8717.

    (c) The Commission investigative attorney, party to this 
investigation, is Jeffrey T. Hsu, Esq., Office of Unfair Import 
Investigations, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street, SW., 
Suite 401, Washington, DC 20436; and
    (3) For the investigation so instituted, Paul J. Luckern, Chief 
Administrative Law Judge, U.S. International Trade Commission, shall 
designate the presiding Administrative Law Judge.
    Responses to the complaint, as supplemented, and the notice of 
investigation must be submitted by the named respondents in accordance 
with section 210.13 of the Commission's Rules of Practice and 
Procedure, 19 CFR 210.13. Pursuant to 19 CFR 201.16 (d)-(e) and 
210.13(a), such responses will be considered by the Commission if 
received not later than 20 days after the date of service by the 
Commission of the complaint and the notice of investigation. Extensions 
of time for submitting responses to the complaint and the notice of 
investigation will not be granted unless good cause therefor is shown.
    Failure of a respondent to file a timely response to each 
allegation in the complaint, as supplemented, and in this notice may be 
deemed to constitute a waiver of the right to appear and contest the 
allegations of the complaint and this notice, and to authorize the 
administrative law judge and the Commission, without further notice to 
the respondent, to find the facts to be as alleged in the complaint and 
this notice and to enter an initial determination and a final 
determination containing such findings, and may result in the issuance 
of a limited exclusion order or cease and desist order or both directed 
against a respondent.

    By order of the Commission.

    Issued: March 29, 2010.
Marilyn R. Abbott,
Secretary to the Commission.
[FR Doc. 2010-7441 Filed 4-1-10; 8:45 am]
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